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by United Film Productions (Orlando, Florida); Tupperware Corporation
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eye 8,587
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Some excellent shots to be logged. Oil exploration and refinery CU headline from The Woonsocket Call newspaper, Sunday, December 7, 1941: "WAR"; newspaper flames up from middle chemistry lab, beakers and containers with colored liquid Tupperware factory, engineering, drawings and plansMen in room with drafting boards making plastic molds CU slide rule (good)machine shop, machinists Tupperware factory, molding bowls, measuring finished products for accuracy, quality control women...
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Topics: tupperware, sales
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by Dudley Pictures Corporation
movies
eye 8,740
favorite 31
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01:01:46:21 CU 1950s father says “That’s a good even Steven proposition, Mother your daughter’s a born bargainer.” 01:01:52:04 CU 1950s mother with look of concern exclaims “All the way to New York ?” 01:01:54:12 CU 1950s young woman in late teens early twenties laughing “Oh gosh Mrs. Martin you make it sound like it’s the end of the world. Really it’s only a few hours away.” 01:02:01:16 MS blonde haired young woman with CU Mother in foreground of frame; girls says to her...
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by M.A. Wetherell
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Silent film version of Daniel Defoe's novel Robinson Crusoe, directed and produced (and starring) M.A. Wetherell. In three parts.
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Topics: Motion Pictures: Amateur, Motion Pictures: Silent
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eye 6,375
favorite 16
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PA8860 500,000 to One
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by Calvin Company
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Expresses the frustration of an industrial film producer who must deal with the vagaries of his corporate client.
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Topic: Motion pictures: Production
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movies
eye 8,441
favorite 16
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Complete story of the fly showing the 4 stages--egg, larva, pupa and adult. Emphasis given to the need for community action against this pest.
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Topic: need keyword
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favorite 16
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TYPICAL DAY OF WORK OF ART WILLIAMS, SALESMAN OF SPORTING GOODS. PREPARATIONS AT HOME FOR NEXT DAY'S WORK, FILLS OUT REPORTS, ESTIMATES SALES PROSPECTS, SCHEDULES CALLS. FOCUSES ON PROCEEDURES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS.
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movies
eye 8,399
favorite 15
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0709 PA8686 One Bad Knight
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 9,847
favorite 14
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World Travelogue sponsored by Coca-Cola. 0731 PA8798 Wonderful World from 037.08
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Topics: Motion Pictures: Sponsored, Travelogue, Tourism, Beverage Industry
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movies
eye 11,053
favorite 21
comment 4
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by Wilding Picture Productions
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Salt, its extraction and uses in national defense, industry, agriculture, and the home. A feast of late-1950s imagery of everyday life, culture and industry.
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Topics: Salt, Occupations: Mining
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by Portafilms
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"Lord of the Flies" from an adult's point of view, starring four willful and confused children.
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Topic: Social guidance
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by Smith, Ken
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Made by Ken Smith from Prelinger Archives footage.
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by Norwood Studios, Inc. (for NASA)
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1965 NASA Progress Report, from the Office of Space Science and Application. Produced by Norwood Studios, Inc. for the National Aeronautics and Space Association. Writer/Producer Lewis Baer, Editor Michael Ritter, Supervisors for Nasa Jack Posner and Alfred Rosenthal.
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Topics: NASA, Space: Satellites, Motion Pictures: Government
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by Bosse (Karl Kurt)
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Beautifully animated explication of human eye and eyesight.
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Topics: Perception: Vision, Animation
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movies
eye 36,896
favorite 103
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0696 PA8508 Out of This World
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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eye 40,859
favorite 83
comment 12
Early technology to enable the channel-surfer.
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Topic: Media: Television
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by Film Distributors International
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Interesting anti-drug film criticizing drug use as an inhibitor of necessary social change. Director: Alan Kishbaugh. Camera: Charles Sutton. Narrator: Chuck Bowman.
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Topic: Substance abuse: Drugs
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View thousands of films from the Prelinger Archives! Prelinger Archives was founded in 1983 by Rick Prelinger in New York City. Over the next twenty years, it grew into a collection of over 60,000 "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. In 2002, the film collection was acquired by the Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division . Prelinger Archives remains in existence, holding approximately 11,000 digitized and...
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by MPO Television Films, Inc.
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eye 49,019
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General Motors 1961 Motorama film presenting new cars, appliances and futuristic ideas at their most banal.
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Topics: Futurism, Automobiles: Advertising, Houses and homes: Kitchens
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
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Relates how Americans build, from youth throughout life, by using their ingenuity not only in technological advancement but in everyday efforts by everyone.
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Topic: Chevrolet, industrial films, sponsored films, institutional advertising, automobiles, 1960s,...
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by Marshall (Mel)
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Dark vision of drug use and its effect on American youth.
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Topics: Substance abuse: Drugs, Youth culture, Social issues: 1960s
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Vintage erotic dance video showing a woman named Sheree dancing first in a tiger-print outfit, then in a bikini.
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Topics: Vintage Erotica, Erotic Dance
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by MPO Productions
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eye 156,873
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Set at the 1956 General Motors Motorama, this is one of the key Populuxe films of the 1950s, showing futuristic dream cars and Frigidaire's "Kitchen of the Future."
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Topics: Futurism, Automobiles: Advertising, Gender roles
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by Coronet Instructional Films
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Classic instructional film for teen daters, presented here in the rare (but incomplete) Kodachrome version.
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Topics: Social guidance, Social guidance: Dating, Gender roles
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
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Topics: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Disasters, Amateur Film
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by Sutherland (John) Productions
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eye 189,475
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Animated classic presenting what an atom is, how energy is released from certain kinds of atoms, the peacetime uses of atomic energy and the byproducts of nuclear fission.
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Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Energy, Physics, Animation
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by WPTZ Motion Picture Unit
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eye 176,036
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Mid-Fifties slices of life and landscape in Philadelphia and surrounding towns. With excellent color footage of downtown scenes, neighborhoods, the Mummers Parade, Levittown, factories in Camden, New Jersey, and many other subjects that can no longer be seen. Producer and Director: Cal Jones. Cinematographer: Ralph Lopatin. Writer and Narrator: Dick McCutchen.
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Topics: Philadelphia, Pa., Cities: U.S., Northeast, Levittown, Pa.
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by Sutherland (John) Productions
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eye 201,075
favorite 243
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In this corporate-sponsored cartoon, Martian dissidents learn that oil and competition are the two things that make America great.
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Topics: Economics, Oil industry, Advertising: Animation
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
movies
eye 173,846
favorite 45
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Plea for sustainable land and resource use.
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Topics: Land use, Environment, Conservation
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by Avis Films
movies
eye 175,892
favorite 29
comment 3
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Topic: Nutrition
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by Cornell University
movies
eye 261,696
favorite 117
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Lively children illustrate the results of good nutrition, affection, and intelligent care.
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Topics: Health and hygiene, Agriculture: Food industry: Meat, Nutrition
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 284,480
favorite 88
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Cinderella relies on a Chevrolet to carry her home by midnight through obstacles and storms.
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Topics: Animation: Advertising, Folk tales, Automobiles: Advertising
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 348,481
favorite 80
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Bowling made respectable and appealing to middle-class Americans through modernization and "Populuxe" design.
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Topics: Recreation, Sports: Bowling, Families
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by Hammid (Alexander) and Deren (Maya)
movies
eye 437,928
favorite 191
comment 33
Alexander Hammid's intimate study of a female cat and the birth and maturation of her five kittens.
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Topics: Animals: Cats, Animals: Behavior, Psychology
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by Encyclopedia Britannica Films, Inc.
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favorite 81
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Produced by Encyclopedia Britannica Films, Inc., in collaboration with Stewart A. Koser, Ph.D, Department of Bacteriology and Parasitology, the University of Chicago, Warren Everote, Producer. 0595 PA8087 Bacteria: Friend and Foe
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Topics: Motion Pictures: In Education, Science, Health and Hygiene